Texas House Member

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Rep. Jones, Venton

District 100

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Capitol Address:

Room E2.404

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

512-463-0586

District Address:

3535 Grand Avenue

Dallas, Texas 75210

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Dallas (part)

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Biography

State Representative Venton Jones (Dallas) is currently serving his first term in the Texas House of Representatives. District 100 serves parts of South Dallas, West Dallas, East Dallas, Buckner Terrace, Victory Park, and Oak Cliff.

Representative Jones serves as a member of the House Committee on Public Health and the House Committee on Corrections. In addition to his committee appointments, He serves as the Legislative Chairman of the Aggie Caucus, member of the Texas House Democratic Caucus, the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, the Texas House LGBTQ Caucus, the Texas Energy & Climate Caucus, and the Legislative Study Group. Representative Jones was honored by his peers in the Texas House by being named the LGBTQ Caucus “Freshman of the Year” during the 88th Legislative Session.

Professionally, Representative Jones is a non-profit CEO, Texas Realtor, and a demonstrated servant leader. He is the Founder and CEO of the Southern Black Policy and Advocacy Network (SBPAN), where the mission of the organization is to improve health, social, and economic conditions impacting Black communities in the U.S. South. Since the beginning of his career, Representative Jones has been a tireless advocate working to improve healthcare access, fighting for marginalized communities and middle-class families, and protecting voting rights.

Representative Jones received his Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health from Texas A&M University, his Master of Science degree in Health Care Administration from The University of Texas at Arlington, and also holds a global certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).

In his free time, Representative Jones enjoys karaoke, do-it-yourself home improvement projects, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. In addition, he is an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, and a lifetime member of the NAACP.

El Representante Estatal Venton Jones (Dallas) cumple actualmente su primer mandato en la Cámara de Representantes de Texas. El distrito 100 sirve a partes de South Dallas, West Dallas, East Dallas, Buckner Terrace, Victory Park y Oak Cliff.

El Representante Jones es miembro de la Comisión de Salud Pública de la Cámara de Representantes y de la Comisión de Asuntos Penitenciarios de la Cámara de Representantes. Además de sus nombramientos en comisiones, es presidente legislativo del Caucus Aggie, miembro del Caucus Demócrata de la Cámara de Representantes de Texas, del Caucus Negro Legislativo de Texas, del Caucus LGBTQ de la Cámara de Representantes de Texas, del Caucus Climático de Texas Energy y del Grupo de Estudios Legislativos. El Representante Jones fue honrado por sus pares en la Cámara de Texas al ser nombrado "Novato del Año" del Caucus LGBTQ durante la 88ª Sesión Legislativa.

Profesionalmente, el Representante Jones es director ejecutivo de una organización sin fines de lucro, agente inmobiliario de Texas y un líder servidor demostrado. Es fundador y director general de la Southern Black Policy and Advocacy Network (SBPAN), cuya misión es mejorar las condiciones de salud, sociales y económicas que afectan a las comunidades negras del sur de Estados Unidos. Desde el principio de su carrera, el Representante Jones ha sido un defensor incansable que trabaja para mejorar el acceso a la atención médica, lucha por las comunidades marginadas y las familias de clase media y protege el derecho al voto.

El Representante Jones se tituló en Ciencias de la Salud Comunitaria de Texas A&M University, obtuvo un máster en Administración de la Salud por The University of Texas en Arlington, y también posee una certificación global como Profesional de la Gestión de Proyectos (PMP).

En su tiempo libre, al representante Jones le gusta el karaoke, los proyectos de bricolaje para el hogar, la jardinería y pasar tiempo con la familia y los amigos. Además, es miembro activo de la fraternidad Alpha Phi Alpha, Incorporated, y miembro vitalicio de la NAACP.

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